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Bing app for iOS has been updated recently to match the iOS 7 design. Apart from that, now the Microsoft’s search engine can boast of new image viewer, improved stability and some other features.
Another app has been optimized for iOS 7. This time it’s Facebook, so if you’re an active social media user, read the rest of this article to find out what new features one can find in the application.
Thanks to the latest update, YouTube App is now compatible with iOS 7. This is good news for all those, who can’t imagine their lives without watching latest videos.
Instagram app has been updated to match the iOS 7 design. Apart from the new look, application now runs faster and works more stable.
The LinkedIn app for iOS has been updated recently with the iOS 7 support and the ability to accept and send back the endorsements to people you have in your connections list.
Apple’s still working with Samsung - Chipworks has confirmed that the A7 chip used in iPhone 5s is manufactured by the South-Korean company.
We have confirmed through early analysis that the device is fabricated at Samsung’s Foundry and we will confirm process type and node later today as analysis continues. That being said, we suspect we will see Samsungs 28 nm Hi K metal Gate (HKMG) being used. We have observed this same process in the Samsung Exynos Application processor used in the Galaxy S IV. Our engineers will be deprocessing the Apple A7 as soon as they can to confirm this or to provide different information.
One of the Apple’s main rivals is one of its main suppliers.
Facebook Messenger for iOS has been updated with a bunch of useful features. It now supports new languages - Croatian, Hungarian and Slovakian, opens your chats faster and works more stable.
Microsoft OneNote for both iPhone and iPad has been updated recently. As to the new features, these are the ability to create new notebooks on SkyDrive directly from the iPad, automatic list detection, bug fixes and more.
VLC player for iOS has been updated recently with numerous new features and bug fixes. For those who don’t know - VLC is one of the most popular media players ever created. It supports most formats and has a very simple and intuitive interface.
Shazam app for iOS has been recently updated with faster and better song recognition and a bunch of other new features. Those who think this smart application only recognizes music are wrong.
The latest report from NetApplications shows that Apple’s mobile web share has fallen 11% in the last 12 months. The main reason for such fall is probably the mass production of cheap Android smartphones and tablets that become more and more popular in Europe and Asia. Looks like things aren’t so good for the company from Cupertino.
According to survey results released Sunday, iOS' share of Web usage hit an all-time low of 54.9% in August, down 11 percentage points (16.7%) from the 65.9% it held in August 2012. Android, meanwhile, surged to 28.1% from 21% last year, up 7.1 points (34.3%).
Anyway, there’re still some chances for Apple to get out of serious troubles. Yes, I’m now talking about the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C releases as well as about the two new iPads, which are expected to be unveiled this fall.
According to 9to5Mac, Apple is currently asking developers to include iOS 7 compatible icons to the apps they submit for the company’s approval. This is all because of the specific size and shape of the icons for iOS 7 - they’re a bit larger and have a different corner radius.
Google Maps app for iOS got the update on August 28th to give all the users the ability to share their favourite places trough Google+. Apart from that, there’re some stability improvements and bug fixes.
Twitter app for iOS has been updated recently with the new look of conversations. Now it is much easier to create, find and join them.
Instagram has acquired the Luma Camera application and this is the main reason why it is now removed from the App Store. Such purchase will certainly help to improve the Instagram app itself, since the Luma Camera could have boasted of real-time filters, pinch to zoom feature and video stabilization on top of that. Analysts predict - and this is quite obvious - that we shall see all of the above mentioned features embedded to Instagram very soon.